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following them around in the streets. this is a terrible thing for a nation. tax reform has been a huge issue during the gop race in this country. we hear a lot about who should pay more, who should pay less. the most important thing is that we pay. taxes fuel civil society. arguing about the right rate and how much to cut or raise it is great, but choosing not to pay? that's what puts entire once proud countries like italy, greece, hopefully never the u.s.a. in jeopardy. on monday we're in new hampshire. hampshire. now anderson. -- captions by vitac -- erin, thanks. late polling out of new hampshire. it shows mitt romney's lead growing. new numbers as well out of south carolina. the next primary state out of new hampshire. the poll shows a mitt romney resurgence there in south carolina. newt gingrich who had held such a massive lead a few weeks ago collapsing. rick santorum rising. we begin tonight keeping them honest with the candidates and president obama on jobs.
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that's what the experts say is driving the election. jobs and jobless numbers. all candidates on the stump today in new hampshire and south carolina say they can do better on the job front than president obama. some are making claims about their own job creating records that don't stand up to scrutiny. their case against the administration got a little harder to make. that's because new job numbers came out. unemployment fell down two-tenths of a percent. these are decent, not spectacular numbers for recovery by mi means. president obama was cautious. >> there are a lot of people that are still hurting out there. after losing more than 8 million jobs in the recession, obviously, you know, we have a lot more work to do. >> state and local government workers have been hardest hit. nearly a quarter million public sector jobs eliminated last year including more than 100,000
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teachers. jon huntsman called the report good news but said we could be doing better. ron paul said the same but warned the financial crisis is not over. rick santorum and the other gop candidates were less generous. >> it's great that the economy is moving forward, but it's got, you know, a boot on the throat of the economy. it's called obama's taxation, regulatory policy, and his continual beating up of people who try to create jobs in this country. >> we created 200,000 new jobs last month. working with ronald regan in the early '80s we had a very simple formula. sound money, lower taxes, less red tape, more american energy, and actually praise people who create jobs. that formula led by august of 1983 to 1 million 300,000 jobs being created in one month. six times the number they'll create this month. >> he went on "the today show"
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right after he was inaugurated. if i can't turn this economy around i'll be looking for a one-term proposition. we're here to collect. we're here to collect. we're taking it back. >> governor romney has boasted of his record about turning around companies. he's staking his campaign on the contrast as he sees it between his performance as an executive and president obama's record as a chief executive. >> i don't think he's a bad guy, i don't think he has a clue. having never worked in the private sector, never having had a real job, it's not a surprise he doesn't know how to create a real job. i happen to think that if you want to create jobs, it helps to have had a job. and i have. >> i went off on my own and started my own business. i've learned from that. >> i spent my life in the private sector solving real problems. >> i will first make america the most attractive place in the world for job growth, for investment, for small business, for big business.
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>> i spent most of my life outside politics dealing with real problems in the real economy. >> being in the private sector for 25 years, therefore, knowing how the economy works, why jobs come, why they go. not just watch jobs being created but actually creating jobs. >> creating jobs. >> create jobs. >> create jobs. it's time for someone who knows how to create jobs. >> a couple of days ago governor romney had this to say about the jobs he created in the private sector. >> i'm very happy that in my former life we helped create over 100,000 new jobs. by the way, we created more jobs in massachusetts than this president's created in the entire country. so if the president wants to talk about jobs, and i hope he does, we'll be comparing my record with his record and he comes up very, very short. >> he's made that 100,000 job claim before. until now though we've been in the dark about specifics. there are 89,000 jobs at staples, 50,000 at sports authority and 7900 at domino
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pizza. that's what a romney spokesperson told the washington post. the fact checker points out that those are current employment numbers, not jobs created while romney was at bane spi which was 12 years ago. there are no reliable figures on that. we uncovered some of the job losses that occurred on romney's watch. about 2200 at three companies that bane acquired. remember the 100,000 jobs acquired is the figure that includes all of those places long after mitt romney had to do with them whereas, the job losses are directly connected to his tenure. as for his claims about the job creation, technically correct but by no means a slam dunk. he created 3400 jobs in his first three years as governor. obama job loss was before he took the oath of office. that's significant because the economy was hemorrhaging jobs in january.
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820,000 jobs. then the romney campaign revised their numbers taking out those three weeks but they kept february, march and april before any of president obama's economic policies could take effect, tax cut, stimulus. in those three months another 2.2 million jobs went away. in fairness the romney campaign, responsibility for the economy did belong to president obama. the recession officially ended that june. the economy began growing. the job losses slowed and stopped. the chart you're looking at is from the bureau of labor statistics. the trend line is clear. shows job losses peaking in january of '09 right when the economy was shrinking by 9%. it shows continuous upward slope where we're at with a positive trend and 2.3 million jobs added since he took office. not enough to overcome the jobs lost in 2009. and the unemployment number, even though it's the lowest in three years, is also higher than mlgs of people can take. it may also be the higher than voters can tolerate.
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that depends on a loot of factors. democratic strategist james carville, republican alex, and eric erickson. james, whether the talk is about the jobs that obama created or didn't create or the jobs that romney created or didn't create, it's still going to be all about the economy, right? >> yeah. sure it will. i think today positive news for the president and they'll have it out and the record of bane capitol will be a legitimate issue. it looks like r50i9 now for the moment we've go the a little wind at our backs which has not been the case for a lot of his administration. so they've got to be feeling a little better today. >> eric, clearly obama administration wants to turn what many see as mitt romney's greatest attribute, his time in the private sector, what he calls a job creator, they want to turn that into a negative, story after story of workers who have been fired and huge profits at bane capitol.
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do they have a story to tell on that front? >> to a degree they do. this is mitt romney's biggest vulnerability. poll after poll after poll show that while americans don't care for barak obama's policies in fixing the economy, they don't blame him. they still blame george bush. maep of his advisors work for mitt romney. you can put people on screen from swing states no less who lost their jobs because of mitt romney directly ordering layoffs at bane capital. he did a good job junction at that posing his work but when you have person after person over five months of republicans coming on camera saying they don't like mitt romney because he laid them off and shut down their town, then it becomes about who cost americans more jobs or less jobs. then you can personalize it. americans still like barak obama. >> alex, with those numbers that came out, analysts seem pretty pleased with the job numbers today. if they keep up with the pace ansz people get the sense things
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are getting better, do republicans need a plan b to beat obama? >> i don't think they need a plan b because i think you raced the issue. these numbers keep up. they probably won't. this is breaking news. something interesting happened in december. it was christmas. there's a lot of christmas hiring going on. a lot of democrats i talked to are worried saying by this spring and summer a lot of that christmas is going to wear off. those job numbers will be down again. you have the european debt crisis looming and you have the debt figures. we're now near 16 trillion going up which that depresses psychologically depresses spending in the country. for all those reasons, unless obama can make christmas every month, it's going to be a problem for him. by the way, republicans can put faces on tv saying barak obama when he told meem don't come to las vegas, don't come out here to work, they fired me. so there have been a lot of stories out there that you'll get from both sides. >> jim, can president obama
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still blame president bush for the economy? >> right. he can't, but the voters understand if you look at the trajectory of hiring, it's pretty dramatic what he inherited. since june of his first year in office the line has not gone up fast enough. it's gone up. in terms of debt, we're expecting 155,000. they knew what month it was. it came in stronger than that. is he going to get 200,000 every month? that's highly doubtful. as long as he has some momentum to point to, that helps him a great deal. it's going to be a close election, but what he needs is some economic movement in the right direction and it looks like as of now he's got that. >> so even if the numbers are still above 8%, as long as he can show some sort of positive movement? >> i would say no, anderson. i would say, no, that that's not enough, that he's got to say, and i've got a plan to make it
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better. here's how i'm going to work with republicans with whom i haven't been able towork with. republicans, they've also got to do a little lifting here too. they can't take this for granted. hey look, president obama has a plan to grow the economy. grow the economy top down from there. political artificial spending. republicans have to counter that. they've got to say, hey, look, we'll take money out of watching ton's pocket, cut taxes, spending there. grow this economy bottom up. organically, naturally. there's a new and better way than obama's old thinking. i'm not hearing that message from a lot of republicans. >> eric, these latest polls in south carolina, there's been a big question mark about romney, his ability to compete in the south. there was a sense he could be vulnerable especially in south carolina. he's got nearly twice the support of his closest competitor, an 18 point lead. is it possible the conservative core of the republican party is warming to romney.
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>> i don't know that they're necessarily warming, they're getting post traumatic stress disorder from the last campaign season of the last year. they're ready for this to be over. they're seeing the way this is headed. mitt romney could well be the nominee coming out of new hampshire and going into south carolina. they'll make custer's last stand in south carolina. see if it turns out better for them than custer. if so, he has the momentum. it's not that they like him or are warming from them. it's that they're tired of campaign season already. >> james, do you agree with that analysis? do you see the numbers in the same way? >> i've been in south carolina. they're pragmatic. very con ser va tiff state. i think president bush carried south carolina in 1988. it sort of reminds me what my daddy used to say when he cooked something for us. you're gonna like it because you've gotta like it. that's a little bit of mitt
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romney. you've gotta like him because you have no other choice. i felt that for some time. >> it was going to be though a strong state for rick perry. it was supposed to be at least. i would venture to guess, eric, are you surprised to see him in the back of the pack at this point. >> no, not after what happened in iowa. his campaign has to reboot. if he cannot make a public showing that he got the message of iowa, he's firing everybody. is' only got ten business days to do it, by the way. his last stand has come and gone. i don't know that he can do it. if he can surprise people in south carolina and have a stronger showing than what he's got, maybe he can turn it around and move it into florida. if it's close and mitt romney wins, people will legitimately say rick perry's to blame. >> james, do you still stand by your iowa caucus night statement that he is the worst candidate ever in american history? >> if you look at the promise he came with, the money he raised, everything else, i can't think
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of anybody who has been a bigger disappointment. >> james, you're for getting aaron burr. come on. he was far worst of a presidential candidate. >> can't have been the worst candidate in american history. if he had been, i would have worked for him. >> probably been a democrat. >> james. >> remember, talking about him getting in and out. remember ross perfect rrot. he said the reason he got out was the president tried to mess up his daughter's wedding. someone said how can you mess up a texas wedding. >> james carvell, thank you. let us know what you think. facebook, google plus, follow me on anderson cooper. evangelical voters in south carolina and those stunning new poll numbers. if they're right, big if, the candidated' expect evangelicals
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to back may not get their vote after all in south carolina. later in the program. it was all juror van van der sloot could do to stay awake in court. he seemed bored today. then he sprang a huge surprise on everyone. tell you why his trial is now delayed.
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politics now. some truly striking numbers out of south carolina. it's traditionally friendly to evangelicals. the numbers are from a new cnn time orc poll. they show mitt romney in the lead among likely voters describing themselves as born again as well as those who say they're not. governor romney leading social conservative rick santorum in iowa. other polls show exactly the opposite. won't be long before we find out which is right. if this one is correct, it points to a romney cake walk. if that's the case, the whole thing could be over by the end of south carolina for the republicans. joining me tonight chief political analyst, gloria bore gee. ralph, the latest poll shows romney the clear leader. 13 percentage points ahead of
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the closest competitor, rick santorum. it's fascinating to me. conventional wisdom is that romney is going to have a hard time because of his mormon faith or other reasons. these numbers seem to suggest otherwise. >> they do, anderson. i think we need to await further polling because it's going to look a lot different after new hampshire. anderson, this is a state where four years ago mitt romney only got 11% of evangelical vote. it's going to be between 55 and 60% of the vote. if he overperforms, as this survey indicates, it will be very difficult to stop him, indeed. >> it could be over with south carolina as far as these -- i mean, if rick santorum or newt gingrich or perry can't do well among evangelicals in south carolina, there's very little future for them. >> well, i think two things are going on. number one, the field is very crowded. here you're going to have, for lack of a better term, the more conservative vote divided if
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things hold between perry, gingrich, santorum and ron paul. that's the best news possible for mitt romney. but i would add a word of caution and that is that this is not anything like the results we saw in iowa. in iowa santorum got 32% of the evangelical vote. romney got 13. i'd be very surprised if this holds, but i think what it does underscore is that unlike the sort of lazy character tur that is applied to conservative voters of faith, in iowa, 61% of evangelicals voted for either a mormon or roman catholic. you don't have to get up and quote scripture and say you're born again and you'll get their votes. >> gloria, were you surprised by the numbers? >> no. you know, it's interesting. i think when you look at the evangelical vote we now have to understand that they're not a
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monolith, it isn't a simple picture, and that they vote on a variety of issues. this could also not be great for the republican party as a whole that evangelicals, for example, disagree with some republicans on the issues of capital punishment or even the environment so as you head into a general election, they may not be as dependable as they once were considered. >> do you buy that, ralph? >> i'd be surprised, an der sorngs and i'll tell you why. if you look at the exit polls from the 2008 general election, john mccain actually got a higher percentage of the evangelical vote against barak obama four years ago than george w. bush got in 2000 even though bush was an explicit evangelical. he got 73%, and that was before obama care, it was before the failed stimulus, it was before some of the moves that he's made on things like saying the defense of marriage act is
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unconstitutional. i do think though that let's assume for a minute that the field stays where it is, if romney ends up being the nominee, he's still going to have to wed himself to that faith-based grassroots element through a vice presidential pick, through a convention speech, and through general election themes. whoever the republican nominee is going to get a gift on the day they're nominated with regard to this vote, and that is they're going to be running against barak obama. that will provide some built in intensity. >> obama supporters would disagree on the failed stimulus notion. gloria, john mccain won it in 2008, bob dole did it in 1996, for all of the talk, they do have a pragmatic streak. >> right, they do. don't forget last time around huckabee did very well among evangelicals. what's happening now though to mitt romney's benefit is that while, yes, some evangelicals
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like him, and that's quite a hurdle to jump when you're a mormon, by the way, but the evangelical vote is being split. i'm here in new hampshire and i spent the day with rick santorum at an event and what he does very dlefr cleverly, this appea evangelicals as well as others, he weaves his kind of values agenda with his economic agenda. that is that a strong family equals a strong country. so that's kind of a message that appeals to a very, very broad spectrum. >> lfs a report, ralph, that a group of evangelical leaders were meeting in texas, or this weekend, to try to look at who they could rally around as the anti-romney. >> right. there have been a number of those meetings. there were a number of those meetings to, quote, stop mccain in 2008. the challenge anderson, gloria's
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already rechbsed. number one, the united states is not cuba. it's a free country. so you can't just go up to a candidate and say, sit down and shut up. these are people who have invested years of their lives and raised millions and in some cases tens of millions of dollars. at this point they only have another ten or twelve days to wait anyway. the second issue is even if somebody does get out, would you still have something similar in south carolina to fwhapd '08 where mike huckabee would have won the south carolina primary but for the votes that thompson got in the up state especially in greenville and spartanburg counties. one final thing that i don't think can be underestimated whups we get there, mitt romney having nicki haley, who's both a devout christian and a tea party favorite, that's an asset. >> finally. you are skeptical of this new poll that shows romney 13 points
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ahead in south carolina? >> well, i don't want to say i'm skeptical. i want to inject a word of caution because we don't have a single poll either in south carolina or iowa or any other early primary states showing that kind of result. >> i should clarify it's 13 percentage points ahead among evangelicals which is so startling. >> reporter: anderson, rick santorum is going to go up on the air starting next tuesday in south carolina with a very large ad buy which he has not doon before. he's had some cable ads. and so his campaign is telling me that they believe that's really going to up their visibility. they believe that their values message will resonate a lot more in south carolina than for example it does in new hampshire. >> done be knocking cable tv, gloria. thanks very much. >> we're just less expensive. >> thanks. ralph reid, thank you. >> thank you, anderson.
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up close tonight rick santorum's political ups and downs. they've been attacking his history on earmarks and the huge held p gs of pork when he served in the senate. that was before they were required to report their earmarks. in 2005 alone, for instance, pennsylvania received $483,000 of earmarks. it was perfectly legal of course. santorum wasn't the only one doing t bringing home the pork for their state. here's what got us wondering. why did pennsylvania voters toss him out of office in 2006 after he delivered all that bacon to the state? it wasn't a speaker -- a squeaker of a race either. it was a real drubbing. here's jason carroll. >> reporter: those in the state who personally know him. >> rick is what rick is. he tells it like it is. >> reporter: or whether it's those here who simply know of him. >> i think he's trying to
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establish a christian unity. >> reporter: you're not likely to find a shortage of strong opinions about rick santorum. his number two showing in the eye owe warnings not so surprising to those who remember another race where he unexpectedly did well. november 1990 as a 32-year-old newcomer, santorum upset the seven term democrat. his campaign effectively raising questions about the incumbent's residency. >> we worked hard and that's how we won. >> reporter: phil english was one of santorum's campaign managers. >> what struck beam him was that he was a republican who spoke to the aspiration of working families. >> reporter: rick santorum's interest in politics was evident even while he was a student here at penn state. he majored in political science. he organized a group of college republicans and he was so successful at doing that he was
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named coordinator of president reagan's youth effort here in the state. >> reporter: when santorum was a sophomore he went to work for state senator doyle corman who says even then santorum was not one to hold his tongue. >> he believes what he believes. he doesn't hide it. >> reporter: santorum opposes same-sex marriage. he favors a constitutional ban on abortion. phil english says he has watched santorum's career develop into becoming more associated with culturally conservative believes rather than the economic reform issues which he says initially carried him into office. >> incompetent crease singly what he's been identified with are divisive issues like abortion and gay rights. over time i think that has become a bigger challenge. >> reporter: those divisive issues were one factor that contributed to his being voted out of office in pennsylvania. he has plenty of detract host here in the state. in 2006 he lost his re-election bid by 18 points.
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ironically, questions about santorum's residency, whether he lived in pen hills, pennsylvania, or virginia, ended up being another factor that led to his defeat. critics said he enrolled five of his children in an online school in virginia. earn vecchio is a democrat and former school board member. >> he was charging us, working class middle class people to cyber school his kids when he's living in a million house in virginia. >> if rick santorum were to win the republican nomination, there's no telling if he could even carry his home state. he left scars in pencil vain vain yeah. something even his friends admit. >> he has passions in both directions. i think when people get to know him and that's where i think he was so successful in iowa. if you just see what you hear on the news or people's opinions of him or a 30-second ad, it's eaey
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not to like him. jason carroll, cnn, state college, pennsylvania. >> interesting. suzanne an direction is here with the 360 bulletin. >> the arab league will send more people to damascus. an apparent suicide bombing killed more than two dozen people. the second strike in more than two weeks. more than 60 deaths were reported across the country. a texas teenager is returning to the u.s. from colombia after being mistakenly deported back in may. the 15-year-old told them she was from colombia, gave them a fake name and age when she was arrested for theft last year. she has not been seen by her family since 2010. they plan to sue the agencies involved. in australia four people and two children were rescued after their boat sank. a fire forced them to jump into the ocean where they clung to an
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crime and punishment tonight. his face is recognized around the world for all the wrong reasons. joran van der sloot is on trial for the murder of a 21-year-old woman. he was arrested, of course, twice from the disappearance of american natalee holloway. he was considered a chief suspect but holloway's body was never found. joran van der sloot was never charged. the case against him in peru is much stronger. today, day one of his trial, he was expected to enter a guilty plea. he ended up surprising everyone. >> reporter: the curious case of joran van der sloot has taken another strange turn.
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in a peruvian court expected to plead guilty to murder, instead he yawns, scratches, and tells the judge he's not ready to enter a plea. even with dutch and english translators on hand the 24-year-old dutch citizen spoke spanish saying i want to give a sincere confession but i don't agree with all the charges. can i have more time? his odd saga has been going on for quite some time already. his trial is over the 2010 murder of this 21-year-old perfect reefian, stephany flores. prosecutors produced video showing them together, and she never came out of his hotel room. her body was found there. he beat her violently in the face, they say. he beat her in the head. he took her pants off. he strangled her with his own hands and finally choked her to death with a piece of clothing
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stained with his own blood. but the reason the flores killing caused an international sensation was that it came precisely five years after the american natalie holloway vanished in aruba. van der sloot, one of the last people seen with her, was just 17 at the time and was heavily investigated. officials never had enough evidence to charge him in her disappearance. >> the u.s. government has sought to extra diet him to stand trial here for extorsion. he is accused of taking money from the holloway family on a promise to lead them to their daughter's body. she has still never been found. authorities believe he used the money to travel to peru where he met stephany flores. >> reporter: peruvian police say he long ago confessed to the flores killing. they argued he did not have a translator and if he killed her it was in a fit of rage after she brought up the holloway
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case. what he will say remains anyone's guess. the court agreed to his request giving him more time to think of his own long, strange story. tom foreman, cnn, washington. >> strange, it was five years on the anniversary. digging deeper. a lot of legal experts are following the trial. i talked to her a short time before the program. >> so, jean, juror van van der sloot was expected to plead fwilty today to the murder of stephany flores. he asked for time. is it possible he's going to end up pleading not guilty and go forward with the trial? >> i think it is possible, i really do. originally his attorney had said that he would plead guilty to simple homicide which anderson is like a manslaughter, right? that it was great emotion. it came over him and he committed this murder. they did not agree with the aggravators, that tlfs no cruelty, brutality. suddenly he stands up in court today and the judge asks him if he will plead guilty to the
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charges of qualified murder, which is like a second degree murder, i would say. we had heard his attorney said he was going to do that with this acceptance of responsibility so he says that he's considering it but he doesn't agree with the ago va vators. that's for the simple murder. he got his communication, lines crossed. there have to be aggravators if you're going to plead guilty to qualified, a second degree murder. >> i'm confused. qualified murder is what? >> i think it's akin to second degree murder. intent to kill but not a premeditati premeditation. it's not a felony. the maximum you can serve is 35 years in prison. >> that's what he said he needs more time to decide whether or not he's going to plead guilty to that. >> yes. his attorney said he was going to plead guilty to it but now he might be changing his mind. >> he was caught on camera at one time yawning. the victim's father said he looks indifferent, pride until court. what is going on in that
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courtroom? >> i couldn't believe it. as i watched his demeanor he was bored, restless, didn't want to be there. this is his murtd der trial. this is the first day of his murder trial where he could face 30 years in prison and he just didn't seem to care. he even looked at his watch and there wasn't a watch, anderson, on his arm but he looked at it as if there was one. >> he's obviously been the prime suspect in natalie holloway's disappearance. arrested twice. wasn't enough evidence to charge him with the crime. what i find so stunning is the murder of this girl was on the fifth anniversary of the holloway disappearance. >> the defense is using that. there's postpartum depression here of a sense in relation to that he had been through so much with natalie holloway's situation. it was the five year anniversary. he did nothing but he's been targeted from day one. post traumatic stress disor. it was too much for him. he ended up taking out those
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aggressions on stephany flores. >> there was an undercover dutch journalist who recorded secretly van der sloot talking about holloway's deaths. he said he was on drugs and didn't know what he said. >> right. how many versions has he given to natalie holloway. there are federal extorsion charges against him in the united states because he accepted $25,000 from natalie holloway's mother saying he would tell her where natalie was buried and he would get $250,000 total. he took the attorney to a location and lied about where the body was because the building he said she was under wasn't even built when natalee disappeared. there are federal charges. once he finishes his years in peru he'll be brought back. >> you have to do that in the united states? >> yes. here's the concern. he could potentially serve his time in the netherlands instead of peru.
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is the netherlands going to want to extra diet him to the united states in they may not want to. >> if he's convict the in peru he could serve time in the netherlands? >> potentially. >> they would be a lot better than peru. >> i would think so. potentially that could happen. yes. coming up a crash in new zealand kills everyone aboard a hot air balloon. also new information about the dead body that was found on the queen's estate. efforts to id the body were successful. tiger woods' ex-wife has torn down the mansion she bought a year ago. we'll tell you why.
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susan hendrix back with the 360 bulletin. >> a tragic accident in new zealand. a hot air balloon crashes killing all 11 people on board. the cause is unknown. an eye witness reports the balloon was on fire as it fell to the ground. it crashed near carter ton. >> the royal murder mystery in england is just that. they were unable to identify the body of a young woman. so now they're asking the public to come forward with any clues. a reprieve of sorts for boxer floyd mayweather jr. he was scheduled to report to a nevada jail to serve three months on a conviction. a judge said he can wait until june 1st so he can compete in a
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boxing match in may. the driver of an 18 wheeler lost control in minnesota. the truck slides across a frozen pond for about 100 yards before doing this, crashing through the eyes. that's according to our affiliate kare. the driver was able to crawl out of that truck and he is okay. the ex-wife of golfer tiger woods has torn down the florida mansion she bought last year. at 17,000 square feet, eight bathrooms the house was too small for elin. reports say she will build a bigger place for herself and her two kids. >> wow. eight bathrooms? >> how do you clean those? >> i guess. coming up. how do you make a child beauty pageant even more outrageous? just add sugar. the ridiculist is next.
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time now for the ridiculist. tonight we're adding a scandal that is rocking the world of child beauty paneling against. we have talked about toddlers and tierras. it shows the beauty contestants and the moms. it includes putting fake breasts
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on four year olds. there was the forcing five year olds to get their eyebrows waxed. dressing up 2 year olds in comb bras like madonna or in other outfits like julia roberts. basically the show is as jaw dropping as nova without all of that pesky learning about science. we thought we had seen it all but now, i hope you're sitting down, there's a doping scandal. by dope i mean sugar. by scandal, i mean some moms are una poll la get particularically giving their little girls massive quantities of pixie sticks to get them amped up for competition. they're paper straws filled with powder candy. take a look. >> i like them because they're super. >> i had ten pixie sticks today.
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i still got four more. >> bailly, she's so silly today. for some reason she can't get herself together. >> i like how she's boozing drinking the pixie sticks. apparently this is the worst kept secret in the pageant world. >> they're called pageant crack. >> you heard right, they call it paneling gept crack. moms, calling it pageant crack. that doesn't seem to work for everyone like this woman's 6-year-old daughter. >> we went 15 days on one pageant. it don't do anything for her. >> so having failed with the 15 bags of pixie sticks mom had no choice but to go for the hard stuff. it's a special juice. whatever, it looks like mountain dew. >> oh, in. >> a lot of pageant moms and people know what the special juice is. it's to help energize her.
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>> drink, drink, drink. two big gulps. >> she drinks it for paget's to give her the extra um ph. let's look at what go go juice gives to a 6-year-old. >> it makes me laugh and play. >> i am ready to go. >> my brother isn't going to help me. >> my go go juice keeps me going. >> her go go juice. not going to lie. i kind of want some picks si sticks and go go juice. she has earned that one, hasn't she? charming. when it comes to kids on a sugar high, there is a down side. >> i'm going to come at you like a spider monkey. >> you brought this on man. >> what is wrong with you? >> i'm jacked up on mountain